NOVA's 1st Drive –Thru Graduation
November 19, 2020
NOVA (New Opportunities Vision and Achievement) Workforce Institute of Northeast Louisiana graduated 28 participants in its first drive-thru ceremony which was held on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church in Monroe, La.
NOVA Graduates completed training through the Career Readiness / Essential Skills Program.
This training prepared the Graduates to fill high-demand jobs in the Northeast Louisiana Region.
Job placement assistance for these Graduates is ongoing and proceeding as planned. Many of the Graduates are already employed or are in the interview process at area businesses. "Because we strive to find our Graduates living-wage jobs, they will improve not only themselves, but their community as well," NOVA Executive Director Paul West said. NOVA is committed to being Your Workforce Connection, as a 501 © (3) non-profit organization. NOVA Workforce Institute of Northeast Louisiana is dedicated to growing the regional economy by serving as a job intermediary. NOVA connects workforce needs with training entities and with residents to create long-term value for employers, participants and the community. Visit NOVA at http://www.novanela.org or call us at (318) 855-1923.
Photo NOVA 1- (NOVA Staff & Graduates) Paul West/ Doris Britton/ Monohn Prud'homme /Kemius Cox / Robert Burns / Michael Johnson / Mia Parker / Cynthia Reed / Demita Claiborne / Marilyn DeNoux / Thelma Thigpen / Xzandra Dowd / Luther Reed / Irimita Dean / Faye Billups Parson / Waukeesha Mckinnie / Jacob Johnson / Jared Johnson / Juanita Woods / Sherry Foy /
Photo NOVA - (NOVA Staff, Rose of Sharon Baptist Church & Graduate Committee Members) Paul West / First Lady Johnson / Rev. A.B. Johnson / Monohn Prud'homme / Sherry Foy / Karen Hayward / Robert Hartmann / Cindy Smith / Sherry Ray Wilson / Juanita Woods / Denny Garner / Doris Britton / Ricky Stringfellow
Photo NOVA 2- NOVA Juanita Woods and Graduate Xzandra Dowd
Photo NOVA 7- NOVA Paul West and Graduate Luther Reed
Photo NOVA 5- NOVA Graduate Cynthia Reed
Photo NOVA 6 – NOVA Graduate Marilyn DeNoux
Photo NOVA 3-Paul West and Juanita Woods presented NOVA Graduate Mia Parker her graduation certificate